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Little Known Facts about Kings Cross

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  • Kings Cross and St Pancras stations have been used as the backdrop to numerous films including Chaplin, Richard III and the 1955 comedy The Ladykillers.

  • Legend has it that Boudicca’s bones are buried under a platform at Kings Cross Station.

  • The world famous Hogwarts Express from the popular Harry Potter books and films leaves from platform 9 ¾ at Kings Cross Station.

  • The elaborate staircase at the Midland Grand Hotel was used in the Spice Girl’s first video Wannabe, and in the film Batman Begins.

  • The Great Train Robbers Gordon Goody and Bruce Reynolds stole a train from Euston Station in 1936 to practise driving it!

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